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Definition of the noun Desmia

What does Desmia mean as a name of something?

Desmia is a genus of Crambidae, described by Westwood in 1832.

Desmia is a genus of Ericaceae, described by D. Don in 1834.

Desmia is a genus of Cnidaria, described by Milne-Edwards & Haime in 1848.

Desmia is a genus of Staphylinidae, described by Leng in 1920.

Desmia is a genus of Plantae, described by C.E.I. von Eichwald in 1852.

Desmia is a genus of Desmarestiaceae, described by Lyngbye in 1819.

Desmia is a genus of Desmarestiaceae, described by Lyngbye in 1819.

Phrases with Desmia

  1. Desmia Badia
  2. Desmia Spec.
  3. Desmia Tages
  4. Desmia Ufeus
  5. Desmia Vicina
  6. Desmia Ambigua
  7. Desmia Briseis
  8. Desmia Clarkei
  9. Desmia Extrema
  10. Desmia Harveyi
  11. Desmia Horaria
  12. Desmia Ilsalis
  13. Desmia Notalis
  14. Desmia Orbalis
  15. Desmia Pehlkei
  16. Desmia Aequalis
  17. Desmia Anitalis
  18. Desmia Benealis
  19. Desmia Chryseis
  20. Genus Desmia

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Google previewThe Molluscan Fauna of the Alum Bluff Group of Florida (1926)

by Julia Anna Gardner

desmia is a very close analog, but the spirals are relatively narrower, the interspirals acutely V-shaped in the young and adolescent forms, and there are 3 major labial folds and usually a feeble anterior fourth.

Google previewJournal of the Senate of the State of Missouri at the ... Session of the ... General Assembly (1865)

The Desmia is the caterpillar of a moth, five-eighths of an ...

Google previewThe Missouri Yearbook of Agriculture (1866)

Annual Report

The Desmia is the caterpillar of a moth, five-eighths of an inch long, □dark, blackish brown wings, fringed with white, with a row of white spots running parallel to the fringe. It passes its chrysalis state during winter in the earth. The Philampellus ...

Google previewRÖMPP Encyclopedia Natural Products, 1st Edition, 2000 (2014)

by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich

The red alga Chondrococcus (=Desmia) hornemanni (Rhodophytae) contains larger amounts of mono-, di-, and trihalogenated M. (e.g., 2-chloromyrcene)2. M. is used in the synthesis of other starting materials for perfumes (e.g., *geraniol, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

GRAPE LEAF-FOLDER Desmia funeralis (Hübner) [Lepidoptera: Pyralidae]: A widespread pest of grapes in North America. Eggs laid on underside of leaves and early instar larvae feed gregariously on leaves loosely webbed together; later ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Grape berry moth, Endopiza vitana 1660, 3399 Grape leaffolder, Desmia ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

A moth, Desmia funeralis, whose larva eats the leaves of grape vines and lives in a fold fastened with silk. It is not an important pest. GRAPE-LEAF SKELETONIZER (Insecta, Lepidoptera). A moth, Harrisina americana, whose larvae, working in ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

by William Dwight Whitney

Grape-vine leaf-roller, a pyralid moth, Desmia funeralis, whose larva) live in folded grape-leaves. — Neat Strawberry leaf-roller, the larva of Exartema perviundanum. — Oblique-banded leaf-roller, a tortricid moth, Archips rosaceana , inhabiting ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge

See Desmia and leaf-folder. folderol (fol'de-rol), n. [Also (Sc.) falderall; appar. from similar syllables, without meaning, forming the refrain of various old songs; cf. fallal.] 1. Mere nonsense; an idle fancy or conceit; a silly trifle. The folderols which ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

See cut under Desmia. liaceous feet; phyllopod: specifically applied to the Phyllopoda: as, a leaf-footed crustacean. c ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

See Desmia and leaf-folder. folderol (fol'dg-rol), n., [Also (Sc.) falderall; appar. from similar syllables, without meaning, forming the refrain of various old songs; cf. fallal.] ...

Google previewThe new international encyclopaedia (1905)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck

The grape leaf-folder {Desmia maculatis) is a widely distributed, small, shining, black moth, with wings bordered with white and marked with white spots. It lays its eggs upon grape leaves, which the active greenish larva folds together with silk, ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of the English Language ... (1856)

by Charles Richardson

DesMia or domain ; L. .Dossiaiass : from dominur ; perhaps, master of the house, (aVxaas.) DE-MAND, r. «. * As man-dare is to give, -able, deliver, or commit to the hands of -ant. another — -ex. To de-mand is, — to seek, ask or require from ...

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Scrabble value of D2E1S1M3I1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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